Coyoacán

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Coyoacán, Mexico City
Fountain depicting the drinking coyotes that gave the town its name at the Jardín Centenario
Fountain depicting the drinking coyotes that gave the town its name at the Jardín Centenario
Coyoacán within Mexico City (CDMX)
Coyoacán within Mexico City (CDMX)
Country Mexico
Federal entityMexico City
Established1928
Named forPre-Columbian city
SeatJardín Hidalgo No. 1 Col. Villa Coyoacán, C.P. 04000
Government
 • MayorManuel Negrete Arias (PAN)
Area
 • Total54.12 km2 (20.90 sq mi)
Elevation2,256 m (7,402 ft)
Highest elevation
2,420 m (7,940 ft)
Population
2010 [2]
 • Total620,416
 • Density11,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (Central Daylight Time)
Postal codes
04000–04980
Area code(s)55
HDI (2010)Increase 0.932 Very High
Websitewww.coyoacan.cdmx.gob.mx

Coyoacán (US: /ˌkɔɪəˈkɑːn/ KOY-oh-ə-KAHN,[3][4] Spanish: [koʝoaˈkan] (About this soundlisten)) is a municipality (alcaldía) of Mexico City. In 1928, the borough was created when the Federal District was divided into sixteen boroughs.

Coyoacán is a Sister City of Arlington County, Virginia, United States. It has also been a sister city of Clifden, County Galway, Ireland since 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Delegación Coyoacán" (PDF) (in Spanish). siege.df.gob.mx/ Sistema de Información Económica, Geográfica y Estadística]. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-15. Retrieved 2008-09-18.
  2. 2010 census tables: INEGI Archived May 2, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  3. "Coyoacán". Oxford Dictionaries US Dictionary. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 29 May 2019.
  4. "Coyoacán". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 29 May 2019.